Jan 24, 2013 9:00am PST
drive a hole in the budget. the ultimate cost of expanding our healthcare system under the affordable care act are unknown. ignoring unknown unknowns would be folly. they're known unknowns. that's how we plunge into a decade of deficits. recall the story of genesis and the dream of seven cows. fat, flesh and wealth fever came out of the river followed by seven other cars, lean flesh and ill favored. the lean cows ate up the fat cows. the pharaoh could not endure that the seven fat cows were seven years of great plenty and seven lean cows were seven years of famine would immediately follow. the pharaoh took the advice of joseph and stored great quantities of grain during the years of plenty. when famine came, egypt was ready. the people who have given us seven years of extra taxes, let us follow the wisdom of joseph, pay down our debts and store up reserves against the leaner times that will surely follow. in the midst of the great depression, franklin roosevelt said there's a mysterious cycle in human events. to some generations, much is given. of other generations, much is expected.
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
the federal governments on say healthcare could cost california billions of dollars, putting the surplus at risk. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> transportation officials have approved a fair program -- fare program for low income passengers. the commission allocated $1.3 million to subsidize fares. under the program qualified riders pay $25 for a monthly pass instead of $70. >>> some homeowners in san francisco are upset about people paving over their yards to create more parking spaces. it was banned in 2002 but that hasn't stoped some people. one said it is causing problems with sewer flooding. >> greenery absorbs water that doesn't run into the drains. >> flooded sewers spilled raw sewage in november. homeowners could be fined. >>> they are calling it a revolution tonight in one san francisco neighborhood. a healthy food revolution. poor diet has hurt people for years. new tonight at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here with a new partnership saving money and lives. >> reporter: here in the bay view district, one of 24 corner m
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
on implementing healthcare reform. all 50 states have till 2014 to comply with the act. that includes setting up exchanges where residents can shop for health insurance. law makers are working on changing rules to medi-cal to comply with law. law makers are hopeful that could comply in advance of the deadline on january 1 next year. >>> yahoo announced better than expected earnings. they announced their first full quarter owners under the new ceo. revenue increased 2% from the previous year to $1.35 million. the first gain for the year since 2008. >>> on wall street today, the dow is down 14 to 13,881. the nasdaq is up 4 at 3,154. the s&p is down 2 at 1,500. >>> a government watch dog group says the treasury department violated guidelines when it approved raises at three firms. the raises were okayed for 18 executives. 14 were for $100,000 or more. one was for a million dollars. together they received $250 billion in federal bail out money, only aig has paid back all of its bail out. >>> a local group wants to move side shows, this is their how to video. their plan ahead. >>
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
issue of healthcare expansion. the new proposal lawmakers plan to make on monday and how it could impact your medical coverage. >> kind of surprising, because you don't really think of that happening around here. >> plus, a scare at a high school in lafayette. the warning school officials are sending to parents and the precaution the school is taking to keep kids safe. >> and a live look outside. wow, you heard rosemary talking about it. there it is. that is the sunol grade. pretty foggy out there, so foggy you can't see the roadway. if you're headed out the door in the next few minutes in the area, two hands on the wheel and drive very slow. 9:13, you're watching mornings on 2. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing. what will happen will look somewhat familiar to those who have seen them getting ready for their missions, which usually means going in and rescuing people from dangerous situations. this is the way preparations were qurktd conducted when they went to help on sandy then. although they can't give too many details of this mission, eventually 200 members will leave for afghanistan and the horn of africa. this will be a 4 month deployment. >> when we are preparing for this we have to have screening and combat skills training and the strain
Jan 24, 2013 5:00am PST
rally for proposed pay cuts... >> about 150 food service and healthcare workers. they say they have proposed cutting wages for jobs which are traditionally held by women and by minorities. >> be careful for the people born and raised in the city. >> the pay cut would affect more than 4,000 city workers and the distribute will go into the year 2014 and the current contract expires next year. >>> it now includes a dazzling light show and caltrans is -- caltrans is now testing a decorative span of lights which is part of that $8 million light project to mark the 75th anniversary. it will be turned on for seven hours each night once it is complete in march. >> yeah, i can't wait to see that. let's start with traffic on the eave bay. once again it is a little bit wet from that overnight rain. it tips to be a nice drive all the way through the bay bridge toll alleged victims disa and the trough looks good no major problems and if you are driving in the livermore it is 17 minutes to 6080 and no problems driving over to caster valley and if you are driving to hayward city and fremont, that
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
, healthcare is certainly his legacy, where the economy goes will depend on how he's viewed in the long- term, too. >> reporter: thank you. nice to see you. appreciate it. you can find a link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. i just spoke to darrell steinberg, mup in my next report, his special issue he's pushing during his visit and how the nation's capital has a different view of california than it did four years ago. reporting live in washington, d.c., i'm tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> some people in san francisco watched a live broadcast of the inaugural celebration at the bayview operahouse. people from the neighborhood and other parts of the bay area gathered to watch president obama's speech. one woman said the president's re-election gives her hope for the future. >> i know there's hope. i mean there's hope. there's gonna be a change coming. and i -- i have faith it will be better for us. i mean, you know, i'm not just saying -- i'm talking about the whole country is gonna be better. >> people who attended the viewing said they came to celebrate the inauguration and the holiday.
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> healthcare law requires insurance plans to cover the cost of conception. dozens of lawsuits have been filed by charities and schools who say the ban violates their religious beliefs. it seems likely the supreme court will eventually take up the issue. >>> fda is taking uptighter restrictions on pain killers including vie den. they want -- vicodin. they want it to be considered a level 2 drug. the fda has not said if they will act on the recommendation but hydroco doesn't is the most -- hydrocodone is the most prescribed painkiller in the u.s. >>> flights from tokyo to seattle and seoul are also canceled. the cancellations are a expected to -- are expected to affect 32,000 passengers nationwide. it has been ground following a series of battery fires and investigators have not determined what is causing those fires. >>> according to the court, they have filed bankruptcy and she claimed 1100 in assets and 792000 in liability and most of the debt comes from attorney fees and court costs. one comes from scuba diving and she said she is unemployed with no reason income. >>> blood brother won sund